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Horizon 2020: Innovative Training Networks Information Event


UKRO, in its capacity as UK National Contact Point for the Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA), is holding two information events on the 2016 ‘Innovative Training Networks’ (ITN) call for proposals, which will have a deadline in mid-January 2016. The ITN scheme supports joint research training and/or doctoral programmes run by partnerships of universities, industry and other…

H2020 Societal Challenge 2 and 5 info days in the UK


The Horizon 2020 work programmes are due to be published in early October and a number of new funding calls will be launched over the coming weeks. To prepare for this, the UK National Contacts Points for Societal Challenge 2 (Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy)…

LIFE Programme call for proposals open

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The 2015 call for the LIFE programme action grants is now open. LIFE is the EU’s funding programme for environmental, nature conservation and climate action projects. There are two sub-programmes: Environment covering Nature and Biodiversity, Environment and Resource Efficiency and Environmental Governance and Information; Climate Action covering Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Adaptation and Climate Governance…

Alona Welby

brokerage event on  Key Enabling Technologies in Horizon 2020 will be held on 6 October 2015 in Strasbourg. It will focus on the upcoming calls for Nanotechnologies and Advanced Materials, Biotechnologies, Advanced Manufacturing and Processing, (including Energy efficiency in Buildings – PPP EeB), Factories of the Future (FoF) and Sustainable Process Industries (SPIRE).

As well as hearing directly from the European Commission about the contents of the next calls for proposals and what they are expecting to fund, it will also be a good networking and consortium-building opportunity. Participants will have the opportunity to present their own project concepts and to meet representatives from companies/SMEs, universities and research organisations in order to exchange ideas during pre-arranged meetings with the aim of paving the way for future cooperation. Keep an eye on the website for further information and programme details.



Call for presenters for a Social Media Research Conference to be held in Newcastle Business School on Wednesday 6 May 2015

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This is a guest post from Raffaele Filieri, Senior Lecturer in Marketing at Newcastle Business School. I am running a Social Media research event in Newcastle Business School to bring together people from different disciplines with research interests in social media and digital communications. The main aim of the event is to get a better…

ESRC Research Seminars and Strategic Networks Competition 2015-16


The ESRC has published the 2015-16 call for research seminars and strategic networks for groups of academic researchers, postgraduate students and non-academic users for different organisations. Seminar groups meet regularly around a theme and strategic networks, which are new to this call, will aim to generate innovative, interdisciplinary collaborations. There are a number of thematic…